Ch 39: The Environment & Human Activity

About This Chapter

Explore this chapter's text and video lessons to learn about the relationships between the environment and human activity. These lessons will teach you about different topics needed to understand this subject.

The Environment & Human Activity - Chapter Summary

As human technology and infrastructure has advanced further and further in recent years, there have been more and more issues pertaining to the relationship between human activity and the environment. If you would like to learn about some of these issues, you can go through this chapter and read or watch the text and video lessons included in this chapter.

Each lesson will go over a specific aspect of the environment and/or human technology and its notable effects. Our lesson instructors all have expertise in this area, and will go through each topic in a manner that is both comprehensive and easy-to-understand. Some of the specific topics you will learn about are:

  • Human adaption to the environment
  • The effect of transportation infrastructure on the environment
  • The effect of the physical environment on communication and trade

When you feel comfortable with your understanding of these topics, you can answer the questions found in the chapter's practice quizzes and final exam to see how well you have understood the information from the lessons. You can also get more information by messaging the lesson instructors. Be sure to use your personal Dashboard to keep track of your learning progress.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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